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Lighter Chicken Parmesan with Chunky Marinara

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Every time I write the word “chunky” I think of the movie Madagascar with Moto Moto.  Yup, definitely the mom of a toddler. As funny as I think Moto Moto is, I probably would not want to be called “chunky” … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Spice Bread

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There is nothing worse than bland zucchini bread.  It’s like having a mouthful of weird veggies that have been tossed in flour. Ain’t nobody got time for that. Since my obsession with squash hasn’t diminished, I find myself spiralizing it, … Continue reading

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Fritter me timbers! Zucchini Fritters.

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We have been on a Jake and the Neverland Pirates binge watching adventure and I’m finding myself saying “Yo ho, let’s go” with way too much ease.  To take a break from the precocious little pirate adventures I’m seeking refuge … Continue reading

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Summer in a bowl. Grilled Salmon Zucchini Capellini in Lemon Butter Sauce

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Work has been crazy busy and I haven’t been in the kitchen as much as I would like.   On top of it, baby seems to have come down with a cold and according to her pediatrician, I need to be … Continue reading

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Bourbon French Toast stuffed with Bacon and Brie

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As you can tell, it’s been a BUSY May.  That whole work thing gets in the way of my social/cooking life and there is only one way to make up for it. Bourbon. Not finding myself at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Chocolate Artisan Bread with Almonds

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Remember how I said I had an experiment in my oven?  Well, she’s done. And MAN, is she HOT! I mean, really hot.  She just came out of a 450 degree oven, so it would be expected.  Other than hot, … Continue reading

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Basil Onion Artisan Bread

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It maybe time to stage an intervention. My name is Nicole, and I’m a bread junkie.  I started with a Muesli Artisan Bread about a month ago and it seems like our households are going through a loaf a week!  … Continue reading

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Flourless Black Bean Brownie Bites. Wait, what?!

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Hubby is still getting over how good the Flourless Dark Chocolate Chip Blondies and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies taste despite their main ingredient being garbanzo beans.  I think I’m still getting over it too.  I mean, how can something … Continue reading

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Nomnomnom Lettuce Wraps. CPK ain’t got nothin’ on these.

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I have a love/hate relationship with CPK.  I love their food and hate to pay their prices when I can make it myself, often better, at home.  I adore lettuce wraps, and as warner weather approaches, I find myself craving … Continue reading

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Going Gluten Free (for a few recipes). Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I don’t have a problem with wheat.  Maybe my problem is that I love it too much.  Bread and butter are my bread and butter. #carblover I have friends, though, that love dessert but have gone gluten free for one … Continue reading

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